BPO Classics Repertoire 1946-47

19 November 1946
Copland - An Outdoor Overture
Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of A Faun
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.6 in B minor, op.74 "Pathetique"
Strauss, R. - Til Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
    William Steinberg, conductor

3 December 1946
Beethoven - Egmont Overture, op.84
Shostakovich - Symphony No.7, op.60 "Leningrad"
    William Steinberg, conductor

17 December 1946
Mozart - Adagio and Fugue for Strings, K.546
Verdi - Requiem
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Rose Bampton, soprano
    Herta Glaz, contralto
    William McGrath, tenor
    James Pease, baritone
    Buffalo Schola Cantorum
    Buffalo Oratorio Chorus

7 January 1947
Mendelssohn - Midsummer Night's Dream, Incidental Music
Schubert - Symphony No.9 in C major "The Great"
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Gertrude Lutzi, lyric soprano
    Else Landsberger, dramatic soprano
        Women's Chorus, Cameron Baird, director

21 January 1947
Glinka - Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.2 in C minor, op.17 "Little Russian"
Stravinsky - Pulcinella Suite
Stravinsky - Petrouchka Suite
Stravinsky - Firebird Suite
    Igor Stravinsky, composer, guest conductor

4 February 1947
Wagner - Tannhäuser: Overture and Bacchanal
Wagner - Der Fliegende Holländer: Die Frist ist um
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Prelude to Act III
Wagner - Siegfried Idyll
Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Wahn Monologue
Wagner - Götterdämerung: Funeral March
Wagner - Die Walküre: Wotan's Farewll and Magic Fire Music
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Kenneth Schon, baritone
        Chorus directed by Cameron Baird

11 February 1947
Brahms - Tragic Overture, op.81
Brahms - Symphony No.3 in F major, op.90
Brahms - Violin Concerto in D major, op.77
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Jasha Heifetz, violinist

4 March 1947
Elgar - Cockaigne Overture "In London Town"
Britten - Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes
Franck - Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra
Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Liszt - Piano Concerto No.1 in E-flat major
Gershwin - An American in Paris
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Menahem Pressler, pianist

18 March 1947
Mozart - Symphony No.40 in G minor, K.550
Mahler - Das Lied von der Erde (Song of the Earth)
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Margaret Harshaw, contralto
    John Priebe, tenor

1 April 1947
Beethoven - Coriolanus Overture, op.62
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
Beethoven - Symphony No.6 in F major, op.68 "Pastorale"
Beethoven - Leonore Overture No.2, op.72A
    William Steinberg, conductor
    Rudolf Serkin, pianist

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